MFG Conference Agenda
Welcome and Introduction - Joanne Atkin
Master of Ceremonies - Peter Izard
Thomas explores how you can make your organisations more resilient to cyber threat but also the steps you can take to make sure that if you do have a cyber event it is dealt with as quickly as possible.
Mortgage brokers and lenders alike have been grappling with how to unlock the power of AI and chatbot technology. But outside of the hype, what is the current reality? How can incumbent companies utilise the technology to deliver better experiences to their customers and deliver efficiency gains?
Matt will explain how lenders should be seriously considering the impact of blockchain and how it can overlap with the mortgage market. What are the pre-requisites to building a technically feasible blockchain and what are the key considerations to enable you to go from a proof of concept to a commercially viable platform?
Synechron Business Consulting
Lauren will explain how the Land Registry is modernising its processes with its Digital Street project including digitisation of mortgage deeds, signatures and the Local Land Charges Register.
Senior Product Manager
HM Land Registry
If the Government’s target of building 300,000 homes a year is to be achieved, housing supply needs to diversify to include more modern methods of construction and self/custom build. Lenders play an important part in funding these types of homes and there are both opportunities and challenges to consider.
Head of Mortgage Policy
Building Societies Association
Michelle will give an insight into HSBC’s mortgage strategy and its use of open banking for credit applications as well as what the move to intermediary distribution has meant for the bank.
Head of Mortgages and Savings
There has been a lot of talk about a frictionless house moving process. What does this really mean? ULS technology separates the hype from realities, looks at the likely impacts of the push for more digitisation, and explains what this means in real terms for conveyancing and ULS' launch in January 2019 of their solution, Digital Move.
Chief Executive Officer
Robert will look at the impact of intermediaries on the mortgage market and how their interaction with lenders and consumers is developing.
AMI and AFB
Director of Intermediary Distribution
Chief Strategy Officer
David explains what is keeping the Equity Release Council busy as the sector expands and develops – from social care funding to the how lenders’ services and funding will be needed even more in the future.
Equity Release Council
Growth in the later life lending mortgage market is charging ahead with new developments all the time. Adam will discuss developments in lifetime lending, the brokers view, what customers are doing and the impact on equity release of new products like RIOs - retirement interest-only mortgages.
Head of Partnerships
One in seven people are now self-employed and most of them fear they will be discriminated against by mortgage lenders because of their employment status. Keith will share The Mortgage Lender’s insight into the experience of the self-employed and explain why it’s a segment of the market lenders should pay more attention to.
Chief Commercial Officer
The Mortgage Lender